The Network Access Identifier (RFC7542)
Original Publication Date: 2015-May-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2015-May-02
Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)
Considerable interest exists for a set of features that fit within the general category of inter-domain authentication, or "roaming capability" for network access, including dialup Internet users, Virtual Private Network (VPN) usage, wireless LAN authentication, and other applications.
Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) A. DeKok Request for Comments: 7542 FreeRADIUS Obsoletes: 4282 May 2015 Category: Standards Track ISSN: 2070-1721
The Network Access Identifier
In order to provide inter-domain authentication services, it is necessary to have a standardized method that domains can use to identify each other's users. This document defines the syntax for the Network Access Identifier (NAI), the user identifier submitted by the client prior to accessing resources. This document is a revised version of RFC 4282. It addresses issues with international character sets and makes a number of other corrections to RFC 4282.
Status of This Memo
This is an Internet Standards Track document.
This document is a product of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF). It represents the consensus of the IETF community. It has received public review and has been approved for publication by the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG). Further information on Internet Standards is available in Section 2 of RFC 5741.
Information about the current status of this document, any errata, and how to provide feedback on it may be obtained at http://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7542.
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RFC 7542 The Network Access Identifier May 2015
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